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Little Speed Fiend: 1967 Ducati 50 SL/1

1967 Ducati 50 SL/1 Engine: 49.66cc air-cooled 2-stroke single, 38.8mm x 42mm bore and stroke, 11:1 compression ratio, 6hp @ 6,500rpm Top speed: 60mph-plus Carburetion: Single, remote-float, 18mm Dell’Orto Transmission: 4-speed, chain final drive Electrics: Magneto ...

That Bloody Laverda 500

Reading the excellent article about the Laverda 500 in your latest issue inevitably made me think back to my first international race victory in a 25-year road racing career, which I achieved on just such a bike exactly 30 years ago this year, at the Daytona Speedway on the Thursday of cycle ...

Ducati Motorcycles at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

Ducati Named “The Amelia's” 2013 Honored Motorcycle MarqueJacksonville, FL – (February 5, 2013) – Ducati motorcycles will be the honored motorcycle of the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Ducati is the fourth motorcycle marque to be honored by “The Amelia”, with a ...

Introducing the Moto Guzzi California 1400 Touring and Custom Models

With the California 1400 project Moto Guzzi redefines the concept of the luxury bike, polarising it into two opposite personalities in style, but combined in the expression of reference technologies and performance. The emblem of a culture and capability of building unique bikes since 1921, the ...

The Laverda Whisky Run – Oldies on Tour

The inspiration: Bladnoch Distillery 16-year-old single malt Scotch.It was the middle of probably the worst winter for years. I was sitting in front of a roaring open fire, the Laverda safely wrapped up warm in her garage, a glass of a suitable chilled Bordeaux Blanc in hand when I was jolted ...

1963 Aermacchi

1963 AermacchiItaly 1950-1978Famous aircraft manufacturers, Aermacchi first made a scooter in 1956. Taken over in 1960 by America's Harley-Davidson, Aermacchi also made a line of lightweight motorcycles directed at the U.S. market.In the early 1970s, 2-strokes for both the road and racing ...

Ducatis Rule at RM Auctions' 2012 Monaco Sale

Top seller: This 2010 Ducati Desmosedici GP10 CS1 sold for $325,757.On May 12, 2012, RM Auctions hosted a no-reserve auction that included an important single-owner collection of 100 significant Ducati motorcycles. The auction was the 2012 Monaco sale at the Grimaldi Forum near Monte Carlo in ...

1982 Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood Replica

1982 Ducati 900 Mike Hailwood ReplicaTo commemorate legendary British racer Mike Hailwood's triumphant win in the 1978 Isle of Man TT race, this replica became Ducati's best seller in the early 1980s. It was produced from 1979 until 1986 and was based on a restyled and customized 900 ...

Robert Westercamp’s Pair of Ducatis

 Robert Westercamp's 1962 Ducati Diana Café Racer (left) and 1971 Ducati 350 Silver Shotgun at the 2011 Road America Motorcycle Classics Ride and Show in Elkhart Lake, Wis. Despite chilly and rainy weather, the Motorcycle Classics Ride and Show at the 2011 Road America Vintage Motorcycle ...

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